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December 8, 2015 – 3:43 pm |

Following Galus Australis’ transition away from an online magazine to a Facebook based community group, the site was to be taken offline (on Friday 11 December).
However, as that date became closer, we received several requests …

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The AJN Got It Very Wrong: The Slurpee Saga

January 12, 2014 – 12:48 pm | 97 Comments

Editor’s note: Welcome back, Galus readers. We begin 2014 with two pieces by Rabbis Yaron Gottlieb and Meir Rabi. 
Yaron Gottlieb writes:
The AJN this week reported on the ongoing vitriol between the kosher agencies. The only …

Fresh Allegations…

October 10, 2013 – 10:16 am | 14 Comments
Fresh Allegations…

From the editor:
From today’s AJN via Tzedek:
Adam Kamien
YESHIVAH College in Melbourne has been dragged further into the mire of child sex abuse scandal, with an alleged victim, who claims he was repeatedly raped by a longstanding …

Magid’s Lawless Refugees, R’ Moss Warns Against Reform, and Lynched: The AJN Roundup

August 9, 2013 – 10:14 am | 14 Comments

From the editor:
Robert Magid, publisher of the AJN, has written yet again – in the lead opinion piece this week – about the inherent lawlessness of boat people and how keeping them out of Australia …

Voice of the Community

August 12, 2012 – 12:06 pm | 11 Comments

By Ashley Browne
The views expressed in Robert Magid’s column in last week’s Australian Jewish News sparked a huge reaction – mostly negative – but by putting pen to paper as he did, the AJN publisher …

Purim Hoax Backfires

March 20, 2011 – 4:05 pm | 13 Comments

In what was meant to be a fun hoax for Purim, Galus Australis published an article about the (fictional) acquisition of their publication by Robert Magid, the owner of the AJN.
Sadly, the perpetrators of the …

AJN owner acquires Galus Australis

March 17, 2011 – 8:13 pm | 38 Comments

By AJN Staff
In what is believed to be the biggest deal of its kind in the Australian Jewish online media sector, Robert Magid, owner of the Australian Jewish News (AJN), has purchased Galus Australis from …

The Article that the Jewish News Refuses to Print

March 5, 2010 – 2:11 pm | 20 Comments

The following article by Martin Indyk, former US ambassador to Israel was written as a reponse to Gerald Steinberg’s op-ed on the New Israel Fund in the AJN. The AJN declined to publish it; it …

Language of Engagement

December 9, 2009 – 1:41 pm | 14 Comments

by Ittay Flescher
The Australian Jewish News recently published an opinion piece titled “Unsettled by the terminology” where the author contended that media outlets should stop using the word, ‘settlers’ to describe Israelis living in the …

Recently Departed Editor of the AJN Talks to Galus Australis

September 3, 2009 – 6:54 pm | 18 Comments

By Anthony Frosh and Rachel Sacks-Davis
Ashley Browne has recently finished a 2.5 year stint as the editor of the Australian Jewish News. Before he joined the AJN team, Ashley had been the managing-editor of Sportal …

Major Shake-up at the AJN

August 23, 2009 – 10:46 am | 25 Comments

By Anthony Frosh
Here is another major story of which The Australian Jewish News is yet to inform the community.
At the close of this week the AJN and its national editor, Ashley Browne, will part ways.
Speculation …